Obit: Sally Peirce


Sally Sue Peirce, 74, of Wilton died Monday, July 20, 2020 at Wilton Retirement Community. A private family funeral service will be held. Burial will take place in Oakdale Cemetery, Wilton. A visitation was held July 28 at Bentley Funeral Home in Wilton. Memorials may be given to the Wilton Retirement Community. Condolences may be left at

Sally was born in Keokuk on April 11, 1946, the daughter of Jack and Frances (Raines) Woodin. She graduated from Wilton High School with the class of 1965. Sally married William Peirce on Aug. 7, 1969 in Rock Island, Illinois. They later divorced.

She was a homemaker, who cherished taking care of her family. Sally also worked for several local businesses and volunteered. She was most notably remembered for selling Avon on her moped. Sally was a former member of the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls. She enjoyed playing cards, especially King’s Corners with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Todd (Tammy) Peirce of Eastvale, California, Terri (Chad) Griep of DeWitt, and Tim (Brandy) Peirce of Muscatine; five grandchildren, Christopher Peirce, Allison Peirce, Ingrid Peirce, Max Peirce and Lyndsay Griep.

She was preceded in death by her parents.